Online Book to Movie Group Discussion via Zoom
Tuesdays, January 19, February, 16, March 16, April, 20
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. MT
Read and Watch the Selected Titles Before Each Group Discussion.
We will spotlight a story and its movie adaptation. Was the movie true to the story, or not?
We’ll discuss the following:
“The Wisdom of Eve,” a short story by Mary Orr published in Cosmopolitan (1946), and the movie, All About Eve (1950) starring Bette Davis received an Academy Award for Best Picture.
“The Bear Came Over the Mountain” a short story by Nobel Prize-winning author Alice Munro published in The New Yorker (1999), and the movie, Away From Her (2006) received two Academy Award nominations starring Julie Christie and Gordon Pinsent.
“Rashomon” short story by Ryunosoke Akutagawa published in Shincho (1922), and the movie Rashomon (1950) starring Toshiro Mifune.
“Dracula” by Bram Stoker, a novel published in 1887, and the movie Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) starring Gary Oldman, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, and Anthony Hopkins, directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
You can search for the written material independently online or on Amazon. You can find the movies on streaming services such as Amazon Prime, Google Play, Netflix, or Youtube.
Facilitated by Staci Miceli, Bernalillo County Office of Senior & Social Services, Albuquerque, NM